17 Ways to Make Radiant Orchid Happen in Your Wedding

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Radiant Orchid Wedding Ideas

To throw the wedding of the year, you must incorporate the color of the year (as determined by the fashion gurus of the world). Pantone has declared the ultimate color of 2014 to be the rich and stunning hue radiant orchid. This purple-pink stunner is the ideal addition to any wedding color scheme. In fact, use it as your starting point and find complementary colors to fill in the blanks. The glory of this hue lies in the fact that it can be used all year long. For real. It radiates in the summer just as much as it dazzles in the winter. Here are some fabulous color combinations to get your wheels turning:









Any Season-



More radiant orchid wedding inspiration:

Wedding Stationery

Bicycle Bridesmaids Invite
Free wedding printables like this fun DIY bridesmaid invite save you tons of money!

Radiant Orchid Wedding Invitation
Pair radiant orchid with black and white for an elegant invite with a pop.

Radiant Orchid Save the Dates
The vibrant radiant orchid pairs well with other shades of purple.

Wedding Attire

Radiant Orchid Bridesmaid Dresses
Put your bridesmaids in the gorgeous color for a fun look.

Radiant Orchid Wedding Dress
If you’re okay trotting off the beaten path, dress yourself in a breathtaking radiant orchid gown. You could even wear a white dress for the ceremony and then change into this for a rockin’ party.

Purple Wedding Flowers

Purple Wedding Flowers Bouquet
This combination of radiant orchid, pink, violet, and indigo flowers is awe inspiring.

Rustic Recycled Flower Box
Use the darling shade as an accent, as in this pretty arrangement that you can DIY!

Wedding Ceremony Ideas

Radiant Orchid Wedding Ceremony
Go all out with radiant orchid as your dominant color, using only white or ivory to offset the strong hue.

White and Purple Wedding Ceremony
This wedding ceremony goes the other way, featuring white as the dominant color and highlighting with radiant orchid.

Elegant Purple and Pink Ceremony
Again, pairing radiant orchid with purples and pinks creates a jaw-dropping set up.

Party Food and Drink

Lavender Collins
Tie your drinks into the color scheme with these radiant orchid cocktails. Find the recipe here.

Radiant Orchid Wedding Cake
A white cake with radiant orchid flowers makes a beautiful last course that is almost too pretty to eat.

Mini Ombre Wedding Cakes
Give dessert options other than the main wedding cake, and keep to your wedding colors while you do. Make mini ombre cakes to wow your guests.

Radiant Orchid Wedding Reception Decor

Radiant Orchid Wedding Reception Purple Chandelier
This radiant orchid-dominated reception is elegant and royal. Top it off with radiant orchid chandeliers for a party worthy of a queen. By pairing the color with white and silver, the purple hue is not too overwhelming.

Purple and White Flowers
This color pairs well with crystals and neutrals, as shown by this wedding reception decor.

Radiant Orchid Lighting
Create an ethereal look with white and silver as your main wedding colors and radiant orchid lighting.

Purple and Red Reception
Chandeliers, candles, and red accent flowers make radiant orchid the perfect base for a fabulous wedding.

Are you a fan of 2014’s choice hue?

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  1. zeemer says

    Orchid is an awesome color for a wedding motif any time of the year. So whether it’s winter, summer, spring or autumn, the orchid color scheme always stands out and popular to the bride. Thanks for these creative ideas.

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